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Gary Heidenreich
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At least four times a week, I have someone email or call me needing a new password to some site or another (I'm in IT) when all they have to do is click on the clear-as-day link titled FORGOT PASSWORD.

: sigh :
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Maybe they're used to Windows Live.

I registered my new id and it said "id already exists".

So I choose: log in, and 'forgot password' and it promptly answered "id doesn't exist"

: very deep sigh :
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Always use ones that are very complex

123456 or
abcdef

Hackers will not have a chance.
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Orangemoose wrote:
Always use ones that are very complex

123456 or
abcdef

Hackers will not have a chance.

You laugh, but there are people out there who are dumb enough to do this.

http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/21/8937472-the-...
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Leezer wrote:
Orangemoose wrote:
Always use ones that are very complex

123456 or
abcdef

Hackers will not have a chance.

You laugh, but there are people out there who are dumb enough to do this.

http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/21/8937472-the-...


Yeah, I saw that. I'm kind of glad there are those folks around. Maybe the hackers will satisfy their hunger with them.
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You should add a link on the page:

Forgot Password Link Link? which links to instructions on where the Forgot Password Link is. And also kicks them in the crotch.
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CrankyPants wrote:
You should add a link on the page:

Forgot Password Link Link? which links to instructions on where the Forgot Password Link is. And also kicks them in the crotch.


Doesn't matter. In all my time of doing this type of work, there will always be people who will still call.

What I do is I do not reset for them, I tell them to use the Forgot Password link. F*ck it.

I'm CrabbyGary today. It's nice out (40+ degrees), I have a date tonight for dinner, and I do not want to be here.

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